January 28, 2012

Spartan Women Drop Dual Meet at Ohio Northern, 172-126

ADA, Ohio – The Case Western Reserve University women's swimming & diving team lost in dual meet action at Ohio Northern University by a score of 172-126 on Saturday afternoon at the ONU Sports Center.

The Spartans fall to 3-8 overall heading into their final tune-up for the University Athletic Association Championship next Friday, February 3 at Notre Dame College (Ohio) at 6:00 p.m.

In the opening event of the afternoon, the Spartans picked up a win in the 400-yard medley relay as the team of senior Stephanie Campbell (Highland Heights, Ohio/Mayfield), sophomores Sara Tillie (Fallston, Md./Fallston) and Maggie Dillione (Newtown, Pa./Council Rock North) and senior Jessica Nuhfer (Warren, Pa./Warren Area) finished in a time of 4:04.54.

Dillione also picked up two individual victories in the 200 butterfly (2:11.70) and 100 fly (59.90 seconds) in addition to swimming anchor for the winning 400 medley relay team (3:44.19) with Campbell, Nuhfer and Tillie.

Campbell won both the 100 back (1:02.49) and 200 back (2:11.82), while Tillie took first in the 200 free (1:59.71) and placed runner-up in the 200 breaststroke (2:29.86).  

Nuhfer won the 100 free in 56.85.